So You Want to Crew on the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac?
Chicago Yacht Club’s Greg Freeman, chair of the race, tells us what you need to know to know to be a part of the 102nd Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac.Spring Getaway to Wilderness State Park
For $60 a night find peace, Lake Michigan beach frontage and a rustic cabin at Wilderness State Park north of Petoskey.Video: Soak Up Early Spring Blue Skies and Water in Traverse City
March came in like a lamb in Northern Michigan, as captured here in stunning images of spring unfolding on the beachfront of Traverse City and on the Grand Traverse Bay.Snowshoe These Favorite Trails from Benzie to Sleeping Bear Dunes to the Upper Peninsula
These four snowshoe trails from Thompsonville, Glen Arbor, Leland and Ontonagon should provide great views, enhanced by the winter season.Video Outdoors 101: Knots Every Outdoor Person Should Know Part 2
In Part 2 of our video series “Knots Every Outdoor Person Should Know,” we focus on the bowline on a bight and the trucker’s hitch.Video: Surfing Lake Michigan in Frankfort…In November
Some hardy surfers took on the Lake Michigan waves being kicked up by a November wind along the coast of Frankfort.Traverse City's Backcountry Outfitters Hosts Kayaking Legend Stan Chladek
Free talk and slideshow about adventure ocean kayaking at InsideOut Gallery.Kayak Safety Tips for Fall Color Tour Paddling
Kayak safety tips for autumn paddling when beauty lures paddlers to the water, but cold water calls for a safety check.Restaurants and Inns Fill This 4-Day Kayak Tour on Chain of Lakes
Here’s the day-by-day itinerary of Paddle the Chain Kayak Voyage, a four-day kayak tour of the Chain of Lakes that includes fabulous meals, cozy inns and Camolot Inn’s Don Weeks to make sure it all comes off without a hitch.Chain of Lakes Kayak Tour With Great Food and Cozy Inns
All you have to do is paddle on this early Autumn, four-day kayak tour down the Chain of Lakes that includes fine restaurants and cozy inns waiting.Color Cruise Comes to Charlevoix
Color tour from the waters of Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan aboard the Keweenau Star, a comfy, 100-foot tour boat hailing out of Charlevoix.Paddle To Traverse City’s Power Island
Sometimes you just need a cool adventure, something doable but different enough to be memorable. We’ve got it. Paddle to Traverse City’s public beauty, Power Island.Riding the Waves of Endless Summer at Sleeping Bear Surfest 2009
Share Lake Michigan’s surf with like-minded folk at Michael Gray’s October weekend event near Traverse City.Grab Some Time at a Leelanau Beach
Five Lake Michigan beaches just a step away from the downtowns of Northport, Leland, Suttons Bay and Empire.Sail the Sunshine in Charlevoix
Take a two-hour sailboat cruise in Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan aboard The Sunshine, docked in Charlevoix.Paddleboard Race in Sleeping Bear!
Join the fun at Northern Michigan’s first-ever stand-up paddleboard race sponsored, by Sleeping Bear Surf & Kayak in Empire.Beach It in Traverse City!
Four Traverse City beaches on Grand Traverse Bay and Long Lake, including West Bend beach, Bryant Park, Hasarot Park and Long Lake beach.Watch a Day at the Beach on Lake Superior in the Upper Peninsula
Some people call Lake Superior the Greatest Great Lake, after all, it is the size of Maine. Lake Superior is a haven on a summer day from watery fun to a gorgeous sunset.Learn Wooden Boat Building in the Great Lakes
Cedarville’s new Great Lakes Boat Building School just wrapped its second year of classes. We chatted with lead instructor, Pat Mahon, about the classes and the boats.Boat Buying Guide: 12 Models to Match Your Northern Michigan Style
Pros from around the North point you toward the powerboat that’s right for you in this Northern Michigan Boat Buyers Guide.